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Updated September 15, 2021 - 9:44 PM EDT
Taliban Vows Won't Let Militants Attack Nations
  Taliban Welcomes Int'l Aid, Pledges to Distribute Transparently
  Pentagon Defends Deadly Drone Strike in Kabul
  US Spy Chief: There Are Greater 'Terrorist Threats' Than Afghanistan
  Lawmakers Threaten to Subpoena SecDef Over Afghanistan Mistakes
Drones, Likely Israeli, Attack Iraq-Syria Border
  Putin Slams US, Turkish Presence in Syria in Meeting With Assad
Singapore To Work With China After US Charm Offensive
  US Coast Guard Spots Chinese Warships Off Aleutian Islands
Saudi Airstrikes Kill 43 Houthis in Yemen's Maarib
Report Falsely Claims Iran Close to Uranium for a Nuke
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item Living with Vietnam and Afghanistan: What You Do Now  by Camillo Mac Bica
item 9/11 and the Ineffable Innocence of US Empire  by Philip Weiss
item Shut Down the Drone War  by Daniel Larison
item Wars of Unintended Consequences  by Rajan Menon
item A Modest Proposal: Fire All of the Post 9/11 Generals
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